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Classification Book
Object ID 2006-1-266
Call# 736.6 GILKERSON
Title The Scrimshander
Author Gilkerson, William
Physical Description 116 p., [2] leaves of plates: ill.; 26 cm.
Published Date 1978
Summary This book describes the history and current state of the art of nautical carving and engraving of whale ivory. Explanatory chapters on ship portraiture and the tools and techniques of engraving are combined with a concise pictorial essay which details and ilustrates the various processes through which the work evolves.
Subjects Ivory
Art objects